WMF Scholarships for Developing Country Students
Last updated: 03 Jan 2013 | OPENS 1 NOV 2014
Wells Mountain Foundation
Deadline: 1 April (annual)
Study in: any developing country
Course starts September 2014
The Wells Mountain Foundation, a public charitable foundation based in Bristol, Vermont, USA, funds the Empowerment through Education scholarships for individuals in developing nations or other situations of extreme poverty.
Your choice of institution in your home country or in another developing country
Field(s) of study:
All fields of study but fields such as health care, social work, education, social justice, as well as, professions that help the economy and progress of the country such as computers, engineering, agriculture and business are favored.
Number of Scholarships:
About 20-25 scholarships per year.
Citizens of developing countries
Scholarships support tuition and fees, books and materials, and other approved costs.
WMF’s ideal candidate is a student, male or female, from a country in the developing world, who:
- successfully completed a secondary education, with good to excellent grades
- will be studying in their country or another country in the developing world
- plans to live and work in their own country after they graduate
- has volunteered prior to applying for this scholarship and/or is willing to volunteer while receiving the WMF scholarship
- may have some other funds available for their education, but will not be able to go to school without a scholarship
Applications are currently closed. 2015 Scholarship applications open 1 November 2014.
Applications are done by submitting the application form together with required documents. Applications must be received by 1 April 2015 to be considered for the AY 2015-2016.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Official Scholarship Website: http://www.wellsmountainfoundation.org/scholarships
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